Edlavitch DCJCC

Belly Dance Winter 2011
Washington DCJCC

Belly Dancing with Sahara Dance

Beginner I Belly Dance Technique (8 weeks)
January 10 - February 28

SaharaMondays, 8:15-9:15 pm with Omoladun
Cost: $140

Register at http://saharadance.com/classes/halfterm/

This course is designed for students new to belly dance or seeking a belly dance refresher. No dance experience necessary.

Students will learn basic belly dance technique, including posture, shimmies, isolations, undulations and traveling steps. Class will include a brief introduction to the history, context, and philosophy of belly dance, as well as a brief introduction to Middle Eastern music. Choreography will be taught to incorporate new movements.

Two separate and distinct Beginner I Technique classes will be offered each semester. Beginner I Technique (Zeina) is offered in the first half of each semester; Beginner I Technique (Aziza) is offered in the second half of each semester. Each course will run 8 weeks, and together provide a complete introduction to belly dance.

Second session classes will meet March 3-April 27 (8 weeks).
(No class April 18)

Sahara Dance class structure is based on a Western format of clear movement breakdowns, drilling the basics, hands on corrections and integrating movements through combinations, choreography and improvisational exercises.

No prior experience necessary. Wear comfortable, form-fitting clothing.  Hip scarf optional.

Presented in partnership with Sahara Dance, Washington DC's Center for Middle Eastern Dance.

To register, visit http://saharadance.com/classes/halfterm/ and choose the "Dupont Circle" tab.

For more information, contact info@saharadance.com or (202) 362-4400.

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Time: 8:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Repeat every week until 02/28/2011

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